Tampa Bay Ukulele Society Tenth Annual Ukulele Getaway Festival November 1 - 3 2019!
August 12, 2019 Update: TBUG 19 IS SOLD OUT!!!
There are no tickets left! If you would like to be on a standby list please email email@example.com and put TBUG Standby in the subject
TBUG 2019 is Nov 1, 2, 3 at The Sirata Resort. Your pass includes attendance to all workshops, jams, open mics, artist meet & greet, Saturday night Concert and Sunday Luau. It also includes a delicious buffet lunch & dinner Saturday and luau lunch on Sunday. Player passes are only $199. Companion passes are $149 and include everything except attendance to workshops and performance at open mic.
The 3 day schedule of events pdf is posted at the bottom of this page
This year we will have separate workshops for Beginner and Experienced Players
The following artists are booked and will teach and/or perform:
Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel
Ukulele Russ & His One Man Frontier Band
Ty Olopai, Mapuana Ebbitt, and TJ Weger @ Sunday Luau
Don't miss this awesome event and help TBUS and TBUS Cares. We are a 501(c)3 Charitable organization and all net proceeds help us fund our education , entertainment and community service projects.
Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel
This was my first ever Uke festival! It exceeded my wildest expectations! Thanks so much to all of you who worked so hard to organize and pull off this year's event! I'm looking forward to being there next year for TBUG 2019! 🎶😘❤️💃
“Great weekend, great music & happy friends” “Fun, fun and more fun at the Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway!”
“There is nothing more fun than TBUG”
“It’s an amazing spot with fantastic people TBUG 2018!!!!“ Soooo fun!”
“This is amazing”
“We are having a great time”
“So much fun!”
“2/3’s of the Hot Notes performed at Open Mic Night at the Tampa Bay Uke Fest! It was a wild and fun time playing in front of about 200 people!”“I had a blast!”
“Thank you TBUG for inviting Luna Ukes out to the Sirata again this year! We always a have a good time out there, don’t we? 😎”
“TBUS does it again! Thank you to all the great folks who work so hard to make events like this happen!”
“It was a magical experience! Truly felt like I had stepped back in time. One of the BEST evenings of my life. ❤️🎶”
“Thanks for a wonderful TBUG weekend from your friends at FUN Florida Ukulele Network Fort Lauderdale.”
“Thanks for all you do to make TBUG happen! Friday night was great fun! The song writing workshop was inspiring (to mention a couple). Your enthusiasm and energy are infectious!”Thank you to all the Board of Directors for such a wonderful TBUG. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
It was amazing! I had such a wonderful time! The workshops were great! The room was so nice, the food was great and of course the entertainment was fabulous. Petey and MIM were the life of the party and Devin was amazing! All the entertainers were so much fun. I cannot wait until next year! Thank you to all who worked so hard to make it great!
Thank you all for having me and for all your hard work putting together a really wonderful weekend!
Until next year my friends, stay awesome! Thanks for a great TBUG!
This open mic ROCKS!
There is nothing more fun than tbug.
Thanks for a wonderful weekend, see you guys again next year.
Thank you to Pete McCarty and Devin Scott for making Sunday morning magical at TBUG! I love sharing a stage with you guys!
Pete took 'em to church! Devin had 'em dancing!
Mim is the best - Thanks for making everything so fun! You are a FAB entertainer and MC!! Loved this!
We are having a great time this morning!
Such fun !!!🎶🎶
It’s an amazing spot with fantastic people TBUG 2018!!!!
July 21, 2019 update: The 120 rooms Tampa Bay Ukulele Society has reserved with special discounted rates is SOLD OUT. The Sirata has given us 10 additional Studio rooms at $195 a night for Friday and Saturday but the rate is only good till Aug 5th (first come first served). use code TBUG2 when calling to book. Rooms go fast. Book now to reserve yours. Call (727) 363-5100 today. Your credit card information will be taken, but you won't be charged until you check in.
Overlooking the sparkling white sands of St. Pete Beach, Sirata Beach Resort invites you to sit back, relax, and enjoy an array of gulfside activities. This family-friendly St. Pete resort offers a collection of comfortable guest rooms and suites with welcoming amenities and stunning water views and includes three swimming pools, a fitness center, and Wi-Fi access. This casual beachfront resort also offers three signature restaurants and two of the best beachfront bars in St. Pete, and it’s only a 14-minute drive from the shops of John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk.